Posts tagged: group development

Go from good to great: get to know your team!

Know your team to lead your team.

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Have you ever worked at a place where you felt like just a cog in the machine? Where your voice didn’t matter and upper management wouldn’t give you the time of day?

That kind of work situation isn’t fun and it really doesn’t ensure longevity. I mentioned appreciation in my last post because it really can’t be stressed enough.
APPRECIATION = DEDICATION.

Those in a leadership role have a lot of responsibilities, one of the most important is employees.

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Team Bonding Tip: Bolster the self-esteem!

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Give compliments and praise. A little, “Atta boy” or high five can go a long way.

When the going gets tough, the tough help you get going! We are all unique with different strengths and weaknesses. That is what makes working as a team so magical. One person can pick up the slack where others might falter.

“Encouragement is the oxygen of the soul.” -George M. Adams

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Out of Sight, Out of Mind? 5 Team Bonding Tips for Remote Employees.

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It’s one thing to create an atmosphere of trust and a feeling of camaraderie between employees when they’re all in the same building 40 or so hours a week.

But, what about when some of all of you work remotely, and rarely (if ever!) see your coworkers? How can you build and maintain a viable professional and personal relationship virtually?
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The Importance of Fun at Work

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It’s simple, having fun at work leads to a great company culture.

It’s no secret that having a great company culture boosts productivity and has a major ROI from a financial standpoint. As workplace happiness pioneer Tony Hsieh put it;

“Happiness is a business model.”

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Innovative Team Problem Solving Activities That Work

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Objections. Judgement. Criticism. Debate can facilitate quite a bit of innovative team problem solving activities.

It’s true. If your team members like to collaborate, you shouldn’t make them competedepending on your goal.  If your goal is to help your team boost innovation and problem solving, it may be best to go “against type” when selecting an event. Criticism creates innovative teams.
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Tips for Team Building: Who, What, When, Where, Why…?

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Clarify roles and responsibilities.

Need some tips for team building? Whether you’re planning an event or working on team building long term, a big challenge for teams is a lack of clarity on individual roles and responsibilities. Clarify roles, institute accountability and achieve your common vision and goals.
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14 Tweetable Team Building Quotes that Rock!

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It’s Monday. Blah! It’s probably a short week in the office for you, but short weeks can feel like the lonnnnngest.

Here’s a little team building inspiration to help you (and your team) stay motivated through the work day.

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